Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection 1% is a local anaesthetic. It is used to: • produce local anaesthesia (numb a specific area) and stop pain being felt in the area of the body where it is administered. • control fast or abnormal heart beats that you might experience after a heart.
Do NOT use Lidocaine Hydrochloride Injection 1%: • if you are allergic to Lidocaine Hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients in this injection (listed in section 6). Tell your doctor if you ever had an allergic or bad reaction, for example, skin rash or breathlessness, to any local anaesthetic medicines. • if you have certain heart disorders. Tell your doctor if you have any heart problems particularly where your heart may pump blood less efficiently, may beat irregularly, or may beat more slowly. • if you suffer from a state of decreased blood volume (hypovolaemia) • if you suffer from Porphyria – a disorder of the blood. Tell your doctor if you have any blood disorders.